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Brazilian Coronavirus: The judge ordered Bolzonaro to wear a face mask in public

Brazilian Coronavirus: The judge ordered Bolzonaro to wear a face mask in public
Adam D. Crook
Written by Adam D. Crook

Federal Judge Renato Borelli issued a decision Monday to wear a Bolsonaro mask while roaming publicly in Brasilia. Failure to do so by a judge’s order could result in a fine of 6 386 per day.

This decision extends to all government employees in the Federal District of the capital, Brasilia.

Bolsonaro’s office, which reached out to comment on Tuesday, referred CNN to the attorney general, who replied that his office was “studying all possible measures to reverse the ban.”

On April 30, the federal district government issued an order mandating the use of face masks in public places. Prevent the spread of coronavirus.

But Bolsonaro has appeared publicly at several events without wearing a mask, including at rallies with supporters.

“With the example of the president of Brazil, everything is very difficult for us,” said S జోo Paulo Governor Joోo Doria Isaac Soares of CNN Last month. “He walks the streets without masks. Misconduct and misrepresentation. This is very sad for Brazil and makes everything more difficult for the governors of the Brazilian states.”

So far, more than 1.1 million cases and more than 51,000 deaths have been confirmed by Brazilian health authorities, and have shown no signs of slowing the crisis.

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Adam D. Crook

Adam D. Crook

Adam is a charismatic science communicator respected for his deep understanding of US S&T system. "New Frontiers in Science & Development' is the online platform he contributes to actively in addition to Science and Getty Images. He has won many national and international awards for his work. Explaining complexities of science in a simple language is his forte. He has extensive experience in reporting about the United State atomic energy program.
His pioneering work show casing US’s maiden mission to Mars and Moon has been applauded this aired in English for Television. In his two decades of writing for the prestigious American weekly Science, his stories have highlighted.

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